In his book, “God and the Astronomers,” Robert Jastrow wrote,
“For the scientist who has lived by faith in the power of reason, the story ends like a bad dream. He has scaled the mountains of ignorance; he is about to conquer the highest peak; as he pulls himself over the final rock, he is greeted by a band of theologians who have been sitting there for centuries.”
When I read this article it made me think of Jastrow’s book. Science is just now catching up with the theologian and figuring out that there is life after death!
The Independent publishes an interesting article about Life After Death.
Matt Perman fleshes out some unbiblical notions of work.
Ed Stetzer outlines “4 Trends in Christianity That Could Scare You.” Ed is a great researcher and these are worth considering.
I don’t agree with all of his conclusions or the tone of his article but Steve McSwain responds to Ed Stetzer’s article over at the Huffington Post. Read “Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore.”
Phil Cooke has a good word for all the nit-pickers out there that he picked up from Seth Godin.
“We may be truly said to worship God, though we lack perfection; but we cannot be said to worship Him if we lack sincerity.” (Steven Charnock)
Thom Rainer lists 10 traits of long-tenured pastors. An interesting read.
Randy Alcorn offers six reasons to live more simply.
Here is a grew little video on reconciliation after divorce from Igniter media called “Together Again.”
Ever wish you had more time to read? Check out “How busy people take time to read – and you can too.”
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. (Alexander Pope)
“Your life is made up of defining moments. Let God define those moments.”
“The Sin of Stealing” — Article from Bible.org
“Thou Shalt Not Steal” – Article by Trevin Wax
Paige Patterson: “Possessions Are Stewardships”
Albert Mohler: The Eighth Commandment
Kent Hughes: The Eighth Word of Grace
Pastors here is a great post on the various gospel tracts used at Grace Community Church in Los Angeles. There are some good resources here. Read, “What gospel tracts do you use?”
Kevin DeYoung offers four brief theses on the subject of suicide. We have discussed this issue several times at our church lately and with some recent high profile suicides, this is a timely article.
Focus on the Family gives 4 tips for gearing up for football season. pay attention dads!
Daily living by faith on Christ is what makes the difference between the sickly and the healthy Christian, between the defeated and the victorious saint. (A.W. Pink)